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Grand Prix schedule

By Times staff writer

© St. Petersburg Times, published February 18, 2003


THURSDAY

Noon-4:30 p.m. Champ Car technical inspection.

2-4 p.m. On-track orientation for drivers and teams.

FRIDAY

8-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am practice.

9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge practice.

10-10:50 a.m. Champ Car practice.

11-11:30 a.m. Pace car on track activities.

11:40 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Champ Car practice.

12:45-1:15 p.m. Fran-Am practice.

1:30-2:05 p.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.

2:20-2:50 p.m. Pace car on track activities.

3:10-4:10 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.

4:40-5 p.m. Trans-Am practice.

5:15-5:45 p.m. Fan appreciation activity.

SATURDAY

8:15-8:45 a.m. Fran-Am qualifying.

9-9:40 a.m. Barber Dodge qualifying.

10-11:15 a.m. Champ Car practice.

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Trans-Am qualifying.

12:20-12:50 p.m. Fran-Am qualifying.

1-1:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.

1:45-2:45 p.m. Champ Car qualifying.

3-3:30 p.m. Pace car on track activities.

3:45-4:30 p.m. Barber Dodge race.

4:45 p.m. (approximate) Better Than Ezra concert.

SUNDAY

8-8:15 a.m. Fran-Am warmup.

8:30-8:45 a.m. Trans-Am warmup.

9-9:30 a.m. Champ Car warmup.

9:40-10:10 a.m. Pace car on track activities.

10:20-11 a.m. Fran-Am race.

11:30-noon Pace car on track activities.

12:15 p.m. Grid Champ Cars.

1 p.m. Start Grand Prix of St. Petersburg.

4 p.m.* Trans-Am race.

* Race will start as soon after conclusion of the Champ Car event as possible.

Weather

Highs from 67-75 degrees, with scattered showers expected Friday, thunderstorms Saturday and partly cloudy skies Sunday.

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